North Pacific humpback whale, adult male with bloody head nodules wounded from colliding with other escorts during competitive interactions. Maui, Hawaii, USA
Stock Photo: 02152 -?-
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
Lat/Long: 21° 0' 41.83"N, 156° 42' 33.6"W (Coordinates: 21.01162°, -156.70933°)
Format: Film 3:2
Other Names: humpbacked whale, hump back whale
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NOTE: This photograph was taken during Hawaii Whale Research Foundation research activities conducted under NOAA/NMFS and State of Hawaii permit. Its use is subject to certain restrictions. Please contact the photographer for more information.
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